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Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge winners announced

This year's Standard Bank/Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge attracted 136 entries. The five-member judging panel, tasting all submissions blind, short-listed 33 wines for consideration before deciding on the ten eventual winners.

11 hours ago

South Africa's first craft gin club launches

The Gin Box, founded by Jean Buckham, is a gin club that aims to introduce South Africans to the multitude of local craft gin brands...

16 hours ago

Warm winter and low demand lead to vegetable oversupply

Across the country, there is an oversupply of most vegetables, a product of the warm winter as well as depressed buying power on the part of South African consumers....

2 days ago

The Cradle of Food & Wine Festival celebrates female wine and spirit makers

In celebration of Women's Month, the Cradle of Food & Wine Festival, in conjunction with Wine Menu, features some of the country's best craft wine and gin made by female wine and spirit makers...

17 Aug 2017

Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chain

Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil...

By Lisa Jack 17 Aug 2017

Amendment to Liquor Products Act widely welcomed

The Liquor Products Amendment Bill has been widely welcomed by alcohol industry players who say it will go a long way to curbing illicit trade...

By Bekezela Phakathi 17 Aug 2017

Bain's takes gold at 2017 World Whisky Masters

Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky was awarded gold by the panel of judges at the 2017 World Whisky Masters, held by the Spirits Business Magazine in the UK...

17 Aug 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Gin-based popsicles launch in spring

JML Consulting, which created Pierre Jourdan Wine Popsicles (PJ Pops) in 2016, will launch two gin & tonic popsicles in September...

16 Aug 2017

Angolan beverage plant gets approval

A new Angolan beverage plant has been approved for development...

15 Aug 2017

Belvedere Vodka wins gold at international CSR awards

For the third year running, Belvedere Vodka was awarded a gold medal in sustainability at the 2017 International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Awards in London...

15 Aug 2017

Austria confirms find of tainted egg products

Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany...

15 Aug 2017

The decrease in honey production and its impact on local producers and consumers

Six questions and answers around the decrease in production of honey and the hive of concern around its impact on local producers and consumer markets...

15 Aug 2017

Liqueur label cuts famous flapping ears

If you notice something different about your Amarula that's for good reason - as Africa's elephants continue to be slaughtered en masse, the liqueur has removed the elephant from its logo...

By Jeff Wicks 14 Aug 2017

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Can online take-away businesses deliver for investors?

A queasy mix of excitement, hope and cash have for some years now been mixing together in the food delivery sector and that rarely proves to be a recipe for success.

By Kevin Murphy 12 hours ago

Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Emirates SkyCargo in collaboration with DuPont is rolling out a new white cover solution as part of its endeavour to offer a range of innovative cool chain temperature solutions. The new White Cover Xtreme, featuring DuPont's Tyvek Xtreme W50 material, offers enhanced protection for temperature sensitive cargo in hot, cold and wet weather conditions.

18 Aug 2017

Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

NEW YORK, US - As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings to make up for an exodus of department stores.

15 Aug 2017

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